Visual Reference Library - Rice
R-8.0 Chalky Kernels
Portion for Analysis: Not less than 25 grams
Whole or broken kernels of rice which, in cross-section, contain an opaque white or “chalk-like” area that encompasses one-half or more of the exposed portion.
Illustration shows from left to right:
- A. Whole kernel (suspect)
- B. Cross-section (confirmed)
NOTE: Kernel (B) provides an example of what constitutes a chalky kernel and is not intended to represent any visual standard.
Last updated February 2013